Recreational cycling

November 12, 2018 - 6:42 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is all over the airwaves, billboards, train station ads and publications in the New York metropolitan area. But in order to place a legal sports bet, gamblers have to be within New Jersey's borders. It's the only game in, or rather near, town right now for...
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Stephen Parlato wears a gas mask next to his sign warning about the dangers of plutonium at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge outside Denver on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, the first day the refuge was open to the public. The refuge is on the outskirts of a former U.S. government factory that manufactured plutonium triggers for nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Dan Elliott)
September 15, 2018 - 3:53 pm
DENVER (AP) — Cyclists and hikers explored a newly opened wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado on Saturday, while a protester in a gas mask brought signs warning about the dangers of plutonium. With no fanfare, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service opened the gates...
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Paul Alexander stands in front of a commemorative statue, dedicated to perpetuating the memory of the 'Kindertransport' (children transport), near the train station Friedrichstrasse in Berlin, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Paul Alexander, one of the children whose life was saved with the transports from Berlin to London, attends a memorial bike ride from Berlin to London to mark the Kindertransport's 80th anniversary. (AP Photo/Miriam Karout)
June 17, 2018 - 10:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — Almost 80 years after the first "Kindertransport" evacuations of Jewish children to safety in Britain, 42 people have set off on a memorial bike ride from Berlin to London. The cyclists departed Sunday from Berlin's Friedrichstrasse station, where a statue commemorates the 10,000...
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June 05, 2018 - 5:55 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The family of late comedian and film star Chris Farley has filed a federal lawsuit against Trek Bicycle for naming its fat-tired bikes Farley, saying the Wisconsin-based bike company misappropriated Farley's name and traded on his "fat guy" brand of comedy. Chris Farley was...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, file photo, Cheryl Rehmann has a message painted on her back by Matthew Wellstein before the start of the naked bike ride in Philadelphia. The annual ride of naked bicyclists through Philadelphia’s streets has been so popular, organizers are teaming up with the artist behind New York City’s Bodypainting Day to launch another body-painting event. Philly Bodypainting Day will debut Sept. 8, 2018, the day of the 10th Philly Naked Bike Ride. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek, File)
May 01, 2018 - 8:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love apparently loves getting naked. The annual ride of naked bicyclists through Philadelphia's streets has been so popular organizers are teaming up with the artist behind New York City's Bodypainting Day to launch another body-painting event. Philly...
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In this Oct. 28, 2017 photo, Shawn Rake, 11, trains on his practice rig with the help of his younger brother, Jason, 9, in Equinunk, Pa. Most 11-year-olds ride bikes. Shawn Rake rides bulls. Competing under the BLM Bull and Rodeo Co. in Virginia, the Equinunk boy started riding miniature bulls in the summer. Although the animals are called miniature, they can weigh more than 800 pounds.(Frank Wilkes Lesnefsky/The Times & Tribune via AP)
December 02, 2017 - 3:37 pm
EQUINUNK, Pa. (AP) — Most 11-year-olds ride bikes. Shawn Rake rides bulls. Competing under the BLM Bull and Rodeo Co. in Virginia, the Equinunk boy started riding miniature bulls in the summer. Although the animals are called miniature, they can weigh more than 800 pounds. Shawn always wanted to...
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FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2014 file photo, Patrick Dempsey presents the award for pop/rock band, duo or group on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Dempsey is back in his home state, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, for the bike-and-run Dempsey Challenge to raise money for a cancer center created in 2008 in partnership with the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. He was inspired by his mother, Amanda, who died of cancer in 2014. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
October 07, 2017 - 3:11 pm
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey is back in his home state for a cancer fundraiser. The former "Grey's Anatomy" star created the bike-and-run Dempsey Challenge to raise money for a cancer center created in 2008 in partnership with the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. Dempsey,...
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September 13, 2017 - 7:34 pm
SUMMERLAND KEY, Fla. (AP) — Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore. For survivors John Hartman and Mae Skiver, the worst was yet to come as they sheltered in a friend'...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama follows his daughter Malia, left, as they rides bikes in West Tisbury, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. The Obamas are taking their annual vacation on Martha's Vineyard as private citizens in August 2017, just weeks before Malia, is slated to start at Harvard. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 04, 2017 - 2:25 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Obamas are taking their annual summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard, this time as private citizens. Former President Barack Obama and his family are headed to the Massachusetts resort island this weekend. And while they no longer travel under the watchful eye of the world, their...
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June 21, 2017 - 6:59 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A telecom company in the Netherlands has teamed up with the country's traffic safety authority to develop a bicycle lock that also blocks its mobile network, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their...
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